Gossip was a real tool in the hands of slaves who wanted to punish their masters if they had treated them badly in ancient Greece.
Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.
Greek philosopher Diogenes could have been the first anarchist, or the first satirist, or the first naturalist -- depending on the reader's point of view.
By Firmin DeBrabander, Professor of Philosophy, Maryland Institute College of Art In the beginning, humans were androgynous. So says Aristophanes in his fantastical account of the origins of love in Plato’s Symposium. Not only did early humans have both sets of...
A tapestry depicting Raphael's masterpiece "the School of Athens" is once again adorning Plenary Hall in the French Assembly.
Stoicism is coming home! This is according to Dr. Alkistis Agio, one of the organizers for the upcoming "Stoicon" event, which is an annual, international conference on modern Stoicism. The Stoicon 2019 will be taking place in Athens, Greece on Saturday,...
The "Greek Philosopher" app launched recently gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of Greek thought -- and delivers them straight to you on your mobile device. Based on original sources,...
A new stamp series celebrating outstanding ancient Greek literary and philosophical figures was issued by the Greek Post Office (ELTA) earlier this month. The new stamp series was based on designs created by artist Yannis Gourzis and they are all...